Hiawassee is a small town of less than 1,000 bordering Lake Chatuge (Hiawassee Lake is in NC). The town is very close to the North Carolina and South Carolina borders. It has many activies from boating, hiking, golfing, fishing, community involvement, the list is endless. There are local arts and crafts festivals, a county fair, gardens, music festivals and weekly music on the square from local talent. If you like to golf, the area has 3 upscale golf courses. The tallest peak in Georgia, Brasstown Bald welcomes hikers, nature lovers and picnics too. Our lake offers 150 miles of shore line, that can be enjoyed to everyone. Picture of Hiawassee County Courthouse courtesy of Wikipedia and John Trainor.